Your dream vacation might not be as draining—logistically or financially—as you may think. Airbnb released the cheapest 25 European getaways for fall or winter breaks. Paste took the liberty of choosing our favorite 10 cities and their respective homes that will make you crave Europe even more.
1. Tbilisi, Georgia, $30; 2. Belgrade, Serbia, $33; 3. Sofia, Bulgaria, $34; 4. Bucharest, Romania, $34; 5. Zagreb, Croatia, $39; 6. Leipzig, Germany, $40; 7. Athens, Greece, $44; 8. Riga, Latvia, $44; 9. Palermo, Sicily, $47; 10. Nantes, France, $47.
McGee Nall is a travel intern with Paste and a freelance writer based out of Athens, Georgia.
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This vibrantly colored house is all yours for, that's right, just $30 a night. The former "pocket theatre" can host three guests…well, four, if you want to bring your dog. The house is filled with furniture built by the owner and film director, Sopo, and her husband. The Tbilisi house is small but packed full of hand-crafted art and character.
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This Republic Square apartment in Serbia's capital accommodates three and is a short walk away from major sights in the city such as the National Theatre and Skadarlija area. By the river is Savamala, the older part of town, is wealthy with nightlife and is just a ten-minute jaunt away. All of this for just $33 a night – pretty great, right?
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If you want to go off the grid either solo or with a friend or spouse, this private room in Sofia will do the trick. The 100 square meter space is located in the quiet Ovcha Kupel neighborhood and 15 minutes away from the city center. Grab a drink, a book, or just good company and chill out on the terrace with a view.
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Never heard of Bucharest? If so, you're missing out. This adorable apartment, which can host up to six people, has something for everyone including a greenified balcony, a kid's corner, and funky art pieces. The Old City Center is just a 10 minute walk away and a yummy breakfast is included every morning, all for just $34 a night.
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When it comes to Zagreb, there's no place that has more historic charm than Upper Town. Luckily, this cozy apartment is right in the thick of it. The space is right by the Stone Gate, just a two-minute walk from Ban Jelacic square, and includes a garden and private parking. For $39 a night, you can have a countryside getaway while still being in the heart of the city.
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Check out this vintage apartment in the heart of Leipzig for $40 a night. With a cozy balcony, two beds, and art covering the walls, you can't help but feel at home in this restored Art Nouveau space. Some city jewels like the St. Thomas Church and Clara Zetkin Park are just a quick jaunt walk away.
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This renovated 18th century apartment is surrounded by Athens historic beauty and is just a few minutes away from Ancient Agora. Greece's capital is at your footstep, but so is a private terrace if you need a quiet place to relax. The neighborhood is full of restaurants, bistros, pastry shops and boutiques for your enjoyment.
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I can almost guarantee you've never stayed in an old warehouse with a wooden wheel hovering in the living room. This rustic loft in Old Town can accommodate six people and has views of St. Jacobs Church, the Latvian apartment) and the Dome Cathedral. I don't know about you, but sleeping in a funky warehouse for $45 a night sounds pretty great to me.
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The Orchidea room is a perfect romantic escape for you and your significant other. Two guests can share a private bedroom and bathroom while sharing the terrace with other guests. Double date trip, anyone? Palermo is a historical treasure chest full of ancient streets waiting to be discovered. The Vucciria market and the La Cala port are also nearby.
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This charming apartment overlooking the island of Nantes can accommodate three travelers. An original stone wall is the star of the living room and opens up to a balcony overlooking the port nearby. The Jules Verne Museum is close along with other shops, restaurants and theatres.